Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Apr 3, 2018
The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.
posted Jan 16, 2018
RG Absher has been a strong leader by encouraging and fostering partnerships throughout a large region of North Carolina.
Jamie Wetsch has significantly improved trail recreation opportunities in North Dakota.
posted Mar 13, 2018
O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.
Cleveland Metroparks is an independent government entity providing over 22,000 acres of open space around greater Cleveland, mostly in Cuyahoga County.
posted Mar 5, 2018
In total, 6.1 million American livelihoods directly depend on outdoor recreation, making it a critical economic sector in the United States.
posted Jan 10, 2018
Pemberton Camp School is a residential camp school that provides outdoor educational programs for children.
This study indicates that multi-use trails are an amenity that helps sell homes, increases property values and improves the quality of life.
Not only do open spaces, recreation areas, and walkable neighborhoods strongly influence how active people are, they provide fiscal benefits to municipal governments as well as nearby residential property values.
posted Jan 19, 2018
The goal is to engineer more physical activity into American life to reduce both spreading obesity and the chronic, often lethal health problems linked to sedentary living.
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Oregon housing development along the Willamette River Greenway in Portland, Oregon
Homes are essentially right on the trail near downtown Portland, Oregon
The trail zigzags through development with both cyclists and walkers using the route near downtown Portland, Oregon
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